The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Network Security Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security Engineer
Rank 589 657 673
Rank change year-on-year
+68 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 362 310 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.28% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.29% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 303 272 236
Median salary £52,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,750 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
94552 106382 112198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.41% 96.31% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79554 87702 91489
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Network Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Network Security Engineer in the job title.

Network Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Network Security Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer within the UK.

Network Security Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Network Security Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 within the UK.

Network Security Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Network Security Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +83 339 £52,500 +16.66% 29
London +100 176 £57,500 +9.52% 12
South East +51 102 £42,500 -15.00% 6
Berkshire +27 42 £55,000 +10.00% 2
City of London +79 26 £51,000 -7.27% 3
Hampshire +19 26 £41,000 -8.88% 1
Reading +26 19 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Yorkshire -14 18 £51,500 +37.33% 1
East of England +21 17 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Kent +29 15 £42,500 +107.31%
North West +27 15 £43,000 +1.17% 2
West Yorkshire 0 12 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Leeds +16 11 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Southampton - 9 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire +33 8 £62,500 +25.00% 1
Bedfordshire +27 8 £52,500 - 1
Maidstone +16 8 £42,500 +107.31%
South Wales +15 8 £48,000 -
Wales +2 8 £48,000 -
Bracknell -4 8 £55,000 -7.56% 1
Basingstoke - 8 £42,500 -
Liverpool - 8 £42,500 -
Merseyside - 8 £42,500 -
Cambridge +16 7 £47,500 -13.63% 2
Cambridgeshire +13 7 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Scotland +4 7 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Slough - 7 £52,500 -
Farnborough +14 6 £32,500 +10.16%
Surrey -1 6 £46,250 -11.90% 1
Glasgow -3 6 £50,000 -16.66%

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, Network Security Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Network Security Engineer in the job title.

1 656 (86.66%) Network Security
2 616 (81.37%) Cisco
3 608 (80.32%) Firewall
4 424 (56.01%) Cisco Certification
5 408 (53.90%) CheckPoint
6 329 (43.46%) CCNP
7 299 (39.50%) Cisco ASA
8 282 (37.25%) VPN
9 276 (36.46%) Juniper
9 276 (36.46%) Palo Alto
10 213 (28.14%) F5
11 189 (24.97%) CCNA
12 181 (23.91%) LAN
13 180 (23.78%) WAN
14 133 (17.57%) SIEM
15 118 (15.59%) MPLS
16 114 (15.06%) Wireless
17 104 (13.74%) BGP
18 103 (13.61%) CCIE
19 99 (13.08%) Degree
19 99 (13.08%) Data Centre
20 93 (12.29%) CCSE
21 91 (12.02%) OSPF
22 86 (11.36%) TCP/IP
22 86 (11.36%) SolarWinds
23 83 (10.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
23 83 (10.96%) Presales
24 80 (10.57%) Riverbed
25 79 (10.44%) Intrusion Detection
25 79 (10.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (3.04%) MS Exchange
2 13 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (1.59%) IIS
4 4 (0.53%) SAS
5 3 (0.40%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.26%) CloudStack
6 2 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.26%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.13%) Apache
7 1 (0.13%) Confluence
7 1 (0.13%) JBoss
7 1 (0.13%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 33 (4.36%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.79%) MS Office
2 6 (0.79%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.13%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 34 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.66%) SaaS
4 3 (0.40%) Mimecast
4 3 (0.40%) Office 365
5 2 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 656 (86.66%) Network Security
2 608 (80.32%) Firewall
3 299 (39.50%) Cisco ASA
4 282 (37.25%) VPN
5 181 (23.91%) LAN
6 180 (23.78%) WAN
7 118 (15.59%) MPLS
8 114 (15.06%) Wireless
9 104 (13.74%) BGP
10 91 (12.02%) OSPF
11 86 (11.36%) TCP/IP
12 79 (10.44%) Intrusion Detection
13 73 (9.64%) Cisco Nexus
14 71 (9.38%) SSL
15 69 (9.11%) EIGRP
16 64 (8.45%) VoIP
17 63 (8.32%) DNS
18 59 (7.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
19 57 (7.53%) Cisco ISE
20 54 (7.13%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (1.19%) SQL Server
2 6 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (0.26%) MySQL
4 1 (0.13%) Big Data
4 1 (0.13%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.13%) DB2
4 1 (0.13%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.40%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.13%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.13%) JIRA
2 1 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 74 (9.78%) Finance
2 68 (8.98%) Telecoms
3 45 (5.94%) Banking
4 21 (2.77%) Retail
5 20 (2.64%) Law
6 15 (1.98%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.32%) Legal
8 6 (0.79%) Games
9 5 (0.66%) Aerospace
9 5 (0.66%) Back Office
9 5 (0.66%) Publishing
10 4 (0.53%) Online Betting
11 3 (0.40%) Advertising
11 3 (0.40%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.40%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.26%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.13%) Billing
13 1 (0.13%) Electronics
13 1 (0.13%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (5.28%) 802.1X
2 14 (1.85%) Web Services
3 4 (0.53%) Regular Expression
3 4 (0.53%) XML
4 3 (0.40%) JSON
4 3 (0.40%) REST
4 3 (0.40%) SOAP
5 2 (0.26%) Middleware
6 1 (0.13%) CGI
6 1 (0.13%) ISPF
6 1 (0.13%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 99 (13.08%) Data Centre
2 79 (10.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 61 (8.06%) RSA SecurID
4 33 (4.36%) Computer Science
5 29 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (3.04%) Management Information System
7 17 (2.25%) Internet of Things
8 12 (1.59%) Virtual Team
9 7 (0.92%) Replication
9 7 (0.92%) Security Operations Centre
9 7 (0.92%) Statistics
10 6 (0.79%) EqualLogic
10 6 (0.79%) PKI
11 4 (0.53%) iPad
11 4 (0.53%) Spread Betting
12 3 (0.40%) Equities
12 3 (0.40%) Fixed Income
13 2 (0.26%) Clustering
13 2 (0.26%) Digital Media
13 2 (0.26%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 64 (8.45%) Windows
2 50 (6.61%) Linux
3 44 (5.81%) Windows Server
4 16 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (1.06%) Unix
7 4 (0.53%) Android
8 2 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.26%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.26%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.13%) CentOS
9 1 (0.13%) Solaris
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (17.57%) SIEM
2 83 (10.96%) Presales
3 78 (10.30%) ITIL
4 77 (10.17%) Network Management
5 71 (9.38%) Change Management
6 68 (8.98%) Service Delivery
7 57 (7.53%) Kalman Filter
8 52 (6.87%) DDoS Mitigation
9 50 (6.61%) Network Monitoring
10 41 (5.42%) Penetration Testing
11 39 (5.15%) Information Security
12 38 (5.02%) Load Balancing
13 37 (4.89%) Security Architecture
14 33 (4.36%) Network Design
14 33 (4.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 32 (4.23%) Migration
16 28 (3.70%) Vulnerability Scanning
17 26 (3.43%) ITIL V3
17 26 (3.43%) Mentoring
17 26 (3.43%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 33 (4.36%) Python
1 33 (4.36%) SQL
2 27 (3.57%) Perl
3 24 (3.17%) Ruby
4 23 (3.04%) C
5 10 (1.32%) Bash Shell
6 4 (0.53%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.40%) PHP
7 3 (0.40%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.26%) Java
9 1 (0.13%) Assembly Language
9 1 (0.13%) C++
9 1 (0.13%) CLIST
9 1 (0.13%) JCL
9 1 (0.13%) REXX
9 1 (0.13%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 424 (56.01%) Cisco Certification
2 329 (43.46%) CCNP
3 189 (24.97%) CCNA
4 103 (13.61%) CCIE
5 99 (13.08%) Degree
6 93 (12.29%) CCSE
7 78 (10.30%) Security Cleared
8 71 (9.38%) CCSA
9 49 (6.47%) SC Cleared
10 46 (6.08%) CCSP
11 38 (5.02%) CISSP
12 35 (4.62%) SSCP
13 32 (4.23%) JNCIP
14 29 (3.83%) CCIP
15 27 (3.57%) JNCIS
16 23 (3.04%) JNCIA
17 20 (2.64%) CEH
18 16 (2.11%) CCVP
19 14 (1.85%) CCDP
20 11 (1.45%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (10.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 53 (7.00%) SLA
3 15 (1.98%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.40%) SAS 70
5 2 (0.26%) QA
6 1 (0.13%) GPG13
6 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (3.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (2.64%) Active Directory
3 16 (2.11%) Hyper-V
4 10 (1.32%) Firmware
5 7 (0.92%) vSphere
6 6 (0.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 6 (0.79%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (0.53%) ProxySG
7 4 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.40%) ISA Server
8 3 (0.40%) XenApp
8 3 (0.40%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.26%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.13%) Job Entry Subsystem
10 1 (0.13%) KVM
10 1 (0.13%) RACF
10 1 (0.13%) Time Sharing Option
10 1 (0.13%) vCloud
10 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 48 (6.34%) FortiGate
2 14 (1.85%) Cisco Prime
3 12 (1.59%) SolarWinds Orion
4 11 (1.45%) Cisco CUCM
4 11 (1.45%) Nessus
5 7 (0.92%) Nagios
6 5 (0.66%) AirWatch
6 5 (0.66%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 3 (0.40%) Cacti
7 3 (0.40%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 3 (0.40%) RSA Security Analytics
7 3 (0.40%) SmokePing
8 2 (0.26%) Endace
8 2 (0.26%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (0.26%) Juniper STRM
8 2 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.26%) SCCM
8 2 (0.26%) TrustSec
8 2 (0.26%) yum
9 1 (0.13%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 616 (81.37%) Cisco
2 408 (53.90%) CheckPoint
3 276 (36.46%) Juniper
3 276 (36.46%) Palo Alto
4 213 (28.14%) F5
5 86 (11.36%) SolarWinds
6 80 (10.57%) Riverbed
7 75 (9.91%) HP
8 71 (9.38%) Fortinet
9 64 (8.45%) Blue Coat
10 59 (7.79%) Qualys
11 57 (7.53%) VMware
12 56 (7.40%) Microsoft
13 52 (6.87%) Meraki
14 48 (6.34%) ArcSight
15 46 (6.08%) Intel Security
16 40 (5.28%) Aruba
17 32 (4.23%) AlgoSec
18 27 (3.57%) Splunk
19 24 (3.17%) Oracle
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + commission £15,000 + Car Allowance
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 basic + 10% Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Montash
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CACI Ltd
Salary: Highly Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Reflex Computer Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent salary + on-call + bonus + excellent benefits!
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £28000 Per Annum £4K Car Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton
CACI Ltd
Salary: Highly Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £46000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: DOE+Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35000 - 45000 + shift allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Awesome Benefits + Prospects
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Teddington, Middlesex
OLM Group Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £20,000 - £26,000 per annum (depending on experience)
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Marlow or Manchester
Softcat
Salary: Competitive salary, benefits and bonus scheme
Posted: 18 days ago
London
IQ Telecom
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + See description
Posted: 25 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
World First
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent bonus & benefits package
Posted: 25 days ago